Kind of Blue

Kind of chaos

Perhaps the truth is, that for once in my life, there isn’t any chaos lurking behind the projector — it’s just me making shadow puppets with my hands.
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Negotiating Didion

Kind of chaos

You can see why Joan Didion is so well known for her nonfiction. She takes a political event and transforms it, dresses it up, takes it out to lunch and then deconstructs it.
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Now that everything is less insane

It wasn’t until recently that I started reading what people have to say about Sleep Well Beast, including the band itself. To be frank, other interpretations couldn’t have mattered less to me at the beginning of my fixation.
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Our song

Kind of chaos

There is a tune that I would have described as “our song” while we were together, but it is entirely inappropriate for a wedding.
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Tenseless, untenable

Kind of chaos

Admitting that I want to be a writer frightens me because it feels as though I would have to relinquish my own temporality.
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La vie en Lizzo

Kind of chaos

The year 2016 was supposed to be one of infinite promise. I turned 19 harboring the secret belief that it was an auspicious age.
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Small-town blues

Kind of chaos

But the true chaos of hyperrealist art is that it takes reality and makes it excruciatingly real, moving it intimately closer to the eye.
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Rogues and riddles

Somewhere in between analyzing every villain’s batshit plots to kill Batman and concluding that The Penguin sucked, we became best friends.
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Better apocalypses

Kind of chaos

I have been considering the microphysics of apocalypses. Not blazing lights and the pale horse of Judgement Day, but smaller devastations.
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